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  • Harry Pachon dies at 66; Latino scholar and activist

    Harry Pachon dies at 66; Latino scholar and activist
    Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66. Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
  • PASSINGS: Angus Maddison, Patricia Rico, Michael Pataki, Don Guest, Ron Fimrite

    Angus Maddison Economist studied wealth differences between nations Angus Maddison, 83, an economist whose research revealed the causes of wealth differences between nations, died April 24 in Thourotte, France, according to an announcement from the...
  • Dr. Richard Koch dies at 89; medical pioneer

    Dr. Richard Koch dies at 89; medical pioneer
    As a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II, Richard Koch chose his life's work after reading one of the few books in the camp's meager library — the medical biography "The Doctors Mayo." Liberated in 1945 after 13 months in captivity, he...
  • Kay Mills dies at 69; journalist and award-winning author

    Kay Mills dies at 69; journalist and award-winning author
    Kay Mills, a widely respected journalist and award-winning author whose books reflected her deep interest in women's issues and the civil rights movement, died Thursday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 69. The cause was a heart...
  • PASSINGS: Betty Sarah Wouk, Hazel Rowley

    Betty Sarah Wouk Wife and agent of 'Caine Mutiny' author Betty Sarah Wouk, 90, the wife and literary agent of bestselling writer Herman Wouk, died March 17 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs after suffering a stroke, said Suzanne Stein of...
  • Fathi Osman dies at 82; voice for modernism in Islam

    Fathi Osman dies at 82; voice for modernism in Islam
    Fathi Osman, an Egyptian American expert on Islam who was a forceful voice for modernism in the Muslim faith, died Saturday at his home in Montrose. He was 82. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his daughter, Ghada Osman, a professor of...
  • PASSINGS: Norm Lacy, Eugenia P. Strauss

    PASSINGS: Norm Lacy, Eugenia P. Strauss
    Norm Lacy Championship coach in Santa Monica Norm Lacy, 56, who coached Santa Monica and St. Monica Catholic high schools to Southern Section football championships and was serving as the athletic director at Santa Monica, died Saturday at John F....
  • PASSINGS: Dave Cox, Paul Leo Locatelli

    PASSINGS: Dave Cox, Paul Leo Locatelli
    Dave Cox Republican state senator Republican state Sen. Dave Cox, 72, who served as minority leader of the Assembly from 2001 to early 2004, died Tuesday at his home in the Sacramento suburb of Fair Oaks. He had prostate cancer. Cox represented the...
  • Barry Zwick dies at 68; L.A. Times editor and travel writer

    Barry Zwick dies at 68; L.A. Times editor and travel writer
    Barry Zwick, a longtime editor at The Times who also wrote regularly for the paper's Travel section, died Sunday of diabetes-related cardiac arrest at his home in Encino, his family said. He was 68. Zwick spent 37 years at The Times, joining the paper as...
  • Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'

    Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'
    Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101. Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
  • Cammie King Conlon dies at 76; actress played Bonnie Blue Butler in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Cammie King Conlon dies at 76; actress played Bonnie Blue Butler in 'Gone With the Wind'
    Cammie King Conlon, who jokingly lamented that she was famous for an experience she barely remembered, portraying Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler's ill-fated young daughter in the film "Gone With the Wind," has died. She was 76. Conlon, whose brief...
  • Paul K. Longmore dies at 64; leading disability scholar and activist

    Paul K. Longmore dies at 64; leading disability scholar and activist
    Unable to use his hands because of a childhood bout with polio, Paul K. Longmore wrote his first book by punching a keyboard with a pen he held in his mouth. It took him 10 years, and when he was done, he burned a copy in front of the Federal Building...